Building a Habitat
Students set up a terrarium habitat in the classroom. They begin by planting four different types of seeds, then adding small animals they have collected. Students track the growth of plants in the habitat and compare plants grown in light with those grown in the dark. After observing earthworms, they add these organisms to the habitat.
Learn by Reading
For additional content-area reading, check out the Houghton Mifflin Science eBook: Grade 1, Unit B, pages 16–19.